>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello there. welcome to this newshour. i'm laura kyle at al jazeera's headquarters in doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes. - after more fierce israeli bombardment of gaza, palestinian factions agree to a new ceasefire. with more than 100 palestinians killed, ordinary gazans are payi paying the price. investigators say fighting
in ukraine is stopping them getting to the crash site. >> more from the grand prix your, and a moment a manchester united goalkeepers wishes to forget. >> preparing for eid. muslims across the world get ready to mark the end of ramadan. to begin this newshour we go to gaza, where hamas and other palestinian groups announced they'll observe a 24 hour ceasefire. there has been no official response from israel. there has been stroocks in gaza since the -- strikes in gaza since the new ceasefire was announced. israel declared its own ceasefire was over, blaming hamas for continuing to fire rockets. the palestinian group fired several rockets into israel late
on saturday. some were intercepted over the city of ash callon. 13 people have been killed sense the fighting began, bringing the number of palestinian deaths to 1,062. thousands have been injured. in a moment we'll talk to our diplomatic editor in west jerusalem. first, let's go to nicole johnson. she's standing by in gaz a. that hamas announced ceasefire came in effect two hours ago. we have seen israeli air strikes. tell us what has happened in the past few moments? >> the situation in gaza changes hour by hour. as you said, hamas and palestinian faction ceasefires started 2 hours ago, 2:00 pm local time. the first one hour after that was heaviy, indeed. air strikes a few blocks away
from our position, and in other parts of the gaza strip. five that we know of, including in a refugee camp and the central part of gaza. it was also shelling and artillery fire coming in from the west - from the oorn part of gaza, from the israeli border area, and from the west, from the mediterranean sea. israeli naval ships pounded the coast. it didn't look like there was a ceasefire happening from the israeli perspective. there's no confirmation from israel or statement from them about the proposal from hamas and the other factions. that's where we are. having said that, the last one hour in gaza has been relatively quiet. no air strikes to report much so far. >> translation: in response to the assessment of the u.n., and taking into consideration the situation of our people in gaza, in light of the coming eid
holiday there were discussions between the factions and they reached an agreement of accepting the offer of a 24 hour calm, starting 2 o'clock on sunday. so, nicole johnson, we saw people emerging from their homes and shelters, trying to go about their daily business as they could get into banks and shopping, and going to their homes that have been destroyed in their villages. what is the movement like today? >> i think it depends on where you are in gaza, and - and the people, really. in some parts of gaza people are moving around. they were down the main street, not far from here. lots of people were lined up at the banks. we said to them. do you plan to stay if there is no ceasefire, if the fighting resumes. they said they had no choice. they had to get gash and would wait as long as necessary to use the atm.
in gaza, we see the markets have been quite busy, with people buying supplies to celebrate the eid holiday, or to try and celebrate it at least in gaza. when we had the one hour of heavy shelling and air strikes in the central part of gaza city, for the one hour, we saw the number of people moving around had dropped off. as i said, it changes hour by hour. if it feels like it's not safe, if the movement of f-16s seems to puck up and people -- pick up and people hear about more air strikes and shell iping, they'll go -- shelling, they'll go home. when it's quiet people will brave it. >> thank you very much for joining us there. bringing us the latest situation inside gaza. one of hamas's key demands is that israeli troops leave, and people are allowed to return
to their homes. those people can't, because israel imposed a 3km ride buffer zone in knaza, covering more than 40%. israel told people in those areas to leave. a spokesman for the israeli prime minister says hamas is to blame for the resumption in fighting and this is what he had to say before hamas announced the latest ceasefire. >> rhys rail accepted a -- israel accepted a u.n. proposal for a ceasefire for humanitarian reasons. it was supposed to last 24 hours. hamas rejected the proposal. despite the fact that israel held its fire, there were continued rocket attacks on israel. now we have to respond, act to help our people. it must be clear, hamas is responsible for the continuation of the fighting and the blood
shed. diplomatic editor james bays - we heard that it has been quiet in gaza over the past few minutes. that's no indication, is it, that israel is responding to the hamas inspired ceasefire in kind. >> no, it's not. we don't have any formal announcement from the israeli side yet since the ceasefire came effect two hours ago. the initial response was a military one, continued bombardment from the air and see. oddly we'll have an israeli response, but not in israel. by satellite link, the israeli prime minister, in the next hour, will do back to back interviews on domestic american tv, three network tv interviews, laying out israel's position. i think in the coming minutes,
we will start to hear comments from the israeli prime minister on exactly what his position is, but it seems for now they have not joined the latest ceasefire, the ceasefire that hamas announced and we know that prime minister binyamin netanyahu didn't agree with the seven day ceasefire that was put forward by john kerry, when he was here in the region, he and ban ki-moon meeting all the players in the region, making phone calls they proposed a 7-day ceasefire and intense negotiations with both sides about the underlying issues. >> what are the other options on the table for the israelis. are we looking at an escalation in this offensive instead. >> the israelis made it clear. their demand is sump.
they must remove the tunnel network and stop the rockets fired from gaza to israel. iraqi officials say they'll do that, whether it's part of a deal with hamas and the international community or part of an offensive. for now it looks like there'll be an ongoing offensive. having said that, even though ban ki-moon has left the region, people are working hard. a special coordinator of the u.n. robert serie is trying to persuade both sides to get a 24 hour ceasefire. he could then get expendable ceasefires and start the talks about the issues that both sides require. both sides don't want to go back to where we were.
they have demands they want out of this before it's settled. >> thank you for joining us from west jerusalem. and a spokesman for the palestinian ministry of ramallah - my colleague asked him what the palestinian authorities were doing to obtain a lasting ceasefire in gaza. >> the president travelled to all neighbouring countries trying to impose a ceasefire, a humanitarian accuracy fire that will deal with the core elements and the root causes of the condemrik, which is the same -- conflict, which is the inhumane siege going on against our people in gaza. can i ask you about that. the gaza blockade - the gaza blockade has been in place for eight years. why hasn't more been done by the palestinian authority to get the siege lifted which could have avoided hostilities today. >> there is nothing possible to
be done that the authority has not down. we consulted the security council during the scours of seven years. we knocked on each and every door of the international community. the core problem of all of this going for 47 years of occupation, is the international community treats israel above the law and it's allowed to do thing that other civilized nations are not allowed to do. the battle for public opinion is being fought online. hash tags emerged to channel the conversation. they have been trending around the world. >> it began with the disappearance of three israeli settlers. the hashtag bring back our boys dominated the conversation. it was used to draw attention to the plight of young palestinians held in israeli goals. on 8 july it launched an offensive in gaza, and the israel under fire hashtag
appeared, and that has more than 277,000 mentions on twitter since the start of july. it's been gorfeed any thing -- dwarfed by the gaza under attack. >> analysts say while social media played a role in shaping public opinion, other factors are at play. >> social media allows people to express themselves, and express their feelings about israel and pal stipe, the structural -- pal stipe, the structural factor is the growing movement and solidarity with pal stipe, the protest movement on the streets of london and in many other parts of the world, where people went on the streets and we saw the campaign becoming successful. there's a second important factor, which reflect the changes in public opinion towards israel. i think that is the revolution in the middle east, which has
related a critical change compared to the situation of the last massacre in 2008. since then, we have had the revolutions and many countries across the rhymon, and they have not only overthrown the pit call order, but allowed us to imagine different political solutions for the region as such. still to come on the programme - it's killed more than 650 people. now the deadly ebola virus spreads to mij earia. >> watch -- nigeria. watch out for the traffic in nepal. but are bikes the april to cope with the cronn -- answer to cope with the chronic pollution and congestion. >> and sport - why a tough running race had a change of scenery this year.
the fighting in eastern ukraine forced international experts to abandon plans to go to the crash site of the malaysian airliner shot down 10 days ago. a group of dutch police officers arrived in nearby donetsk to join the investigation team, and cancel their visit to the site. >> unfortunately the security situation on the spot and on the road to that site is unacceptable for us. we have taken that issue not to despatch and deploy today. nisreen el-shamayleh is near the crash site and joins us live. what is the situation in the area where this plane came down over a week or so ago. >> well, close by we witnessed a convoy of ukranian army infantry heading towards the crash fight, heavily armed with artillery. quite a long convoy. we understand the ukrainians are trying to do is to clear the
area around the site, but they are coming up against the separatist pro-russian fighters that control the site. they are the ones accused by some of bringing down the airliner in the first place. we heard heavy shelling and artillery around the site area, and understand that the ukrainians are trying to cut off the separatists from their positions on the border with russia, clearly the ukrainians think the separatists are getting help from the russian side. they are sending a message to vladimir putin, the russians asking them for help. all of this is affecting the investigation, the investigation teams unable to get to the site at the moment to work out what happened to the airliner in the first place. >> they may be in control of the site, but the front lines are fluid. anything can change. >> well i captel you moving around -- can tell you moving around the area in the past
few hours has been difficult for the team. you can find yourself a few kilometres away in ukranian-held territory. you head down another road and come to a separatist pro-russian checkpoint. it's extremely dangerous. very fapingz for the civilians, who are hearing shelling, who are hearing shelling by various forces. the investigative teams, it's hard to see how they'll get to the site, if the fighting is ongoing around the crash site. >> okay. thanks very much for joining us. that's the latest on the crash site of the plane that came down in eastern ukraine 10 days ago. meanwhile the ukranian army is advancing towards the outskirts of donetsk. it's a key city.
government troops have taken out the towns around the suburbs. heavy artillery in the area forced more than 200,000 from their homes. i spoke to barnaby phillips, asking him what are the signs that the ukranian military is advancing on the city. >> what the ukrainian military are telling us, they have made progress to the north and the north-east. they are getting closer. that has been confirmed by other journalists, including nisreen el-shamayleh, who is in the country side to the east. they were trying though get close to where the malaysia airlines mh17 was shot down. they were not able to get to the fight because of fighting in the face ability. they saw columns of the army vaping in ears -- advancing in areas it had not been before.
it appears that the separatist in control of the center of donetsk are on the back foot. >> absolutely. talking about the crash site, we are hearing that the o.s.c. is cancelling a planned trip to the crash site. this is almost over a weak on since the plane crashed down, killing everyone on board. >> that's right. the o.s.c.e. said they'd try again tomorrow, that the information they had was that it wasn't safe. they have dutch and australian investigators with them. but you're right what is it now, in my opinion, 10 days. difficult circumstances in which to carry out any form of forensic information. and updoubtedly the area has become more dangerous today having said that hundreds of journalists travelled to the site in the past week and a half.
they have trampled all over the area and looked at the material. you have to say - i'm not saying that these are easy sirs, but you have to say the international rehabilitation has been tardy. >> the death toll is up to 30. the latest pictures from tripoli, where most of killings took place. >> rival groups have been fighting for control of the airport. the government warned of a break-up of the country if violents continues. >> -- violence continues. earlier i spoke to a libyan activist to explain what is happening there.. >> the tripoli international airport is 20 miles outside of tripoli. in terms of casualties, it's
limited. the tripoli airport is in the outskirts of drip. what is happening is this operation called lib why's new torn, initiated by it forces, the main tors of the libbion army. most of the members, former freedom fighters. >> this operation started against two brigades. these two brigades have been out of control for tom time. they attacked the parliament, and threatened a coup against the new libyan system. and recently, three days ago kidnap two members of the libyan parramatta. the libyan forces tart the operation, and what is happening is in retaliation to the
so-called reaction, which is hard by the germ in the eastern part of libya. >> two cold verse and 10 attackers have been killed. officials say dozens of aliyer affiliated fires attacked the post. a third wept off at the gait to a base. >> three al jazeera have spent 2011 days in an egyptian prison. last month peter greste and farm were given 7 years. baher mohamed was given 7 years and received three more years because he had an incident bullet in his possession, picked up at a protest. they are accused of helping the outlawed muslim brotherhood much al jazeera demonstrates that its
journalists be freed. nigeria has gone on alert a day after the first abolla case in lagos. travellers coming in to the country are being asked to report symptoms of fiver. >> the center for diseases will handle the cases. 660 people have been killed by the ebola virus. gipee has seen 314 deaths. fatality in sierra leone rose to 219. 127 deaths have been reported in line area ya. and a line earian man -- liberian man decided in nigeria. political groups in britain
are mounding a challenge. members of the government ousted by the coup started a movement against it. do they have a chaps against the military. scott heidler went to find out. soon after the cout de tar some thais came to the streets to protest against military rule. strict laws by the junta put is stop that that. inside thailand, nearly all voices have been silenced. in june, a cabinet member emerged as a critical voice of the junta. the creation of an anti-coup movement was announced on youtube. joining him is an aide to former prime minister thaksin shinawatra. he fled the country in 2009, after being accused of insulting the monarchy.
not everyone in thailand lies down now because of the cow debtar. people are getting together. it's under an oppressive routine. >> pointing out that we are fighting this back. >> for now, he is takingities time in making that digs. the military refused comment on the group. snow some feel the argument that divided the country is not changing. those that wanted the eric shinseki government to resign is pleased they are not in government. >> it's not the beginning of a government in exile. but it's name, the free thai for human rights and democracy is
difficult to define. one thing they'll try to do is use outside left rimming. they say they'll set up the hours in a we were country. >> if the leader attempts to shed his uniform for a suit, they appeal internationally. >> they will campaign continuously not rzed by as many -- recognise the by as many count it revoked the passports of the two public leaders of the 2-thai movement. nearly 800 people have been forced from their homes in northern california. a wildfire in amma door doubled in size to nearly 12 square kilometres. it's half a dozen holes that have been destroyed. firefighters are using helicopters and planes to drop
fire retard ants and water. yos 'emminie new york fire is affecting homes. we'll stay with the heat and cross for the weather with richard. it's looking warm. >> it is. warmer than california. like california, no rain. i don't know what the situation will be like in california in the coming weeks and months. but here it's a case of the heat building all around the region, we are seeing increasing temperatures stretching from the mediterranean coast line. it is around the top end of the golf region that we see high temperatures in xes of 47. very, very hot here. further south is a bit of a breeze. it is likely to remain hot, sunny across the lef and region. as for the pence itself, there's
a bit of flood. st encouraged the wind to come in. temperatures 38 degrees. the humidity has been up around 37 2z, making for a heat index. it feels like 59. hot and humid. looking at the forecast. we'll see the wind picking up. it will drop the humidity. it means we'll have tuft, reducing the visibility. >> now, he's had work exhibited in some of the most famous art galleries around the world. with the latest from urban artist in a humble. and and this could turn out to be one of the most expensive
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of my life. in a way that's the most expensive pointing i have ever sold. it comes out of a style i have been doing recollects flow. it's like if you fellow a stop in the water, the way the ripples flow or lava flows out of a volcano down. that tree is ralph, the roots go down to the history of brooklyn, the people who are here, who have moved on. then there's the truping, which is him and his -- trunk, which is him and his father, and the leaves are a community that they helped enrich for 40 years. china conjure that nature energy for ralph, because he's a living breathing relic. his father is too. i believe in the place, like sacred ground. if i can bless it, i'm there. well, still to come on the
it's been the official reaction from the israeli army. there has been streaks on gaza since then. earlier on sunday israel wants to resume the military campaign after a pause in fighting on saturday. 13 palestinians have been killed in the latest round of violence, bringing the total dead to 1,062. three civilians in israel died. fighting in it eastern ukraine forced international experts to abandon their plans to go to the crash site of a malaysian airliner shot down 10 days ago. >> let's get a voce from israel. bill hoffmann is with "the jerusalem post." >> we have not seen a response from israel to the ceasefire. what is going on there - hamas
put it into play two hours ago? >> what is going on is binyamin netanyahu is giving interviews to the american media in which he responded by mocking the palestinian offer of a ceasefire. there was an ceasefire this morning that hamas didn't accept. there has been five other ceasefires that hamas agreed to and didn't honour. he said if hamas wants to ceasefire they have to ceasefiring. as long as they continue firing upon israeli civilians, i don't think there would be a ceasefire. >> hamas didn't accept the ceasefire that israel announced because israel kept its army in gaza, and kept up operations against tunnels there. >> yes, israel for the betterment of the palestinian people will neutralize tunnels. >> that's not a ceasefire.
>> palestinians use human shield. israel wants to make sure that the palestinians stop - their people are not hurt by hamas, that has taken advantage of them, and so many are killed. the latest report is about who built the tunnels. they were built by children. 160 were killed by hamas. building the tunnels, exploiting child labour, it's disgusting. >> if we get whack to the ceasefire and get on track... >>..and killing their own koig. >> you say that u.s. rail needs to neutral es the -- israel needs to neutralize the tunnels. we have seen entire villages platened and -- flattened and many civilians killed. that's not a ceasefire. >> israel will continue doing what it needs to do to prevent tunnels from going under the
homes of incident palestinians to kindergartens in israel where there was a plan to ipp fill trait with suicide bombers, and go into israel and kill as many civilians as possible. it's in the interest of both sides, the people of both sides. >> you can't blame hamas if they continue to fire rockets and israel continues to neutralize the tunnels. >> you cannot justify continuing to fire rockets at israeli civilians. every rocket fired kills five israelis. it has to stop. "not me, it's the un secretary-general that says hamas has to stop firing the rockets. they playing a funny game, where they care about the honour of who announces the ceasefire. >> hamas stopped firing rockets.
what is israel's response. >> so far it has not been responding either. we'll see if it holds up. the last time there was a ceasefire, they waited and conditioned firing. this is what is happening again. it's a shame for the palestinian people. there's supposed to be an election. that's when the palestinians will be given an opportunity - they haven't had an election for president in 10 years, that's when they can elect moderate leaders, and not the hamas who have been exploiting and killing them. >> thank you for taking the time to join us this, from "the jerusalem post." now eva, a journalist and hupan right activist who worked in gaza, jobbing us from london. i know -- joining us from london. i know you were listening to gill. it's an ongoing blame game. israel blaming hamas, hamas saying israel never had a
ceasefire in place. how do you see the situation? >> what gill did was deconceptualized the situation. we have an ongoing crime against humanity, the blockade of gaza, wrong for eight years, and the continuing occupation of the west bank, and an aerial and sea occupation and blockade. we are talking about war crimes and violations of human rights that have happened every day for decades. we need to take that noob, and the talk of respecting democracy, israel has no respect for palestinian democracy. there are dozens of law-makers. hamas and other factions in israeli prisons. it's a tactic to make sure there can never be a palestinian equality. for me much in from gill was pure israeli propaganda.
quite disturbing for a journalist or editor to come out with that. at the same time not surprising given the state of the political spectrum. >> one wonders what the end game for his rail is. it talk about finishing the job to demilitarize the gaza strip. (a), is that possible. how is he going about it. if he gets rid of hamas, who will take their place? >> the end game it ethnic cleansing. the end game is the greater israel. that's what many israeli politicians and leaders have been saying. it's what the settler movement is saying. it's about depopularizing gaza. the mental health promote says
israel doesn't want peace. in order to justify the greater projects, which is total control of palestinian territory in a depopulated area. everything it was going was about making life not possible. so the end game is more impupty, accountability, war crimes. history is showing us this. what we have to do is international civil society, because we can't trust our governments, they are omplist in all of -- complicit in this. we need to bring israel to act for crimes against humanify. we can do it though popular movement. which is what palestinians have been calling for, saying they don't want a ceasefire without the lifting of the blockate which is killing and -- blockade
which is killing and strong lipping people. now to afghanistan where six taliban fighters and a policeman were killed. it's the home of a provincial police commander of cappeda har. the united nations says south sudan's food crisis is the worst in the world. aid agencies are seeing a surge in malnourished children arriving at food centers. 4 million people, a third of population, are going hungry. >> re have to bring in more health supplies, somehow get kids back into school. help find shelter for then, protection for children. this is happening off camera. the world is not paying fangs in
south sudan or the people like these. >> u.n. peacekeepers have recovered flight recorders. investigators arched at the crash site. all 118 people on board were killed. it crashed on thursday. it emerged that the pilot had been advised to change route due to severe storms on the flight path. >> translation: the issue discussed with families of the crash victims, the most difficult, was to talk about how we would identify the remains and how you would bring it back to france i decided the tale was on site in order to regroup and identify bodies when it would be possible. all the bodies would be brought back to france, all the remains of all the passengers. officials in australia allowed 157 asylum seekers into the country. a group of india and sri lankans
had been stranded at sea for weeks. as australia considers their fate. a group of 41 sri lankans is finding it hard to rebuild their lives at home. we have this report. >> glad to be alive. 30-year-old tara is back in sri lanka, after a failed attempt to make it to new zealand by boat. >> we ran out of fuel. and in four or three days before ending in australian waters. we were caught in storms, but had no one to turn to. >> the group was picked up by australian authorities who held them at sea and handed them back to the navy. al jazeera filmed their arrival at court on 8 july. the youngst was two months om. the organisers promised an easy
way abroad. >> translation: the people that took us told us if we make it to new zealand, and call, someone would come and get us, because the country needs labour, we would be allowed to stay, unlike in australia. >> reporter: 10 people from this rural village were on the boat, which set sail from the east. >> hundreds braved rickety boats, rough seas. like the recent group sent back many are finding things worse than before. they walked to greener pastures, and ended up with nothing - a plastic arm tag all that is left from their failed journey. >> translation: i know how to pay double. the debt i had and what i took to go on the trip. this man appears in many boat people cases and says some
crews sailed to australia 14 times without application. another passenger has been arrested on three different boats. cases are slow and seldom involve the king pips gapped the racket. >> the situation in sri lanka, most of the organizers are still not arrested. this man will wait a year before his case is called. with no job, mounting debts and no income, she's starting to grow fruits and vegetables to eke out a living. now a the clear mountain air surrounding the world's highest peaks does not extend to the capital of nepal. kathmandu is clocked with vehicles and wider roads make
the congestion worse. some nepalese have environmentally friendly plans to breathe easier. >> reporter: cycling around kathmandu is dangerous. not only is the traffic quay ot ib, but the air -- chaotic, but the air is full of smoke, dust and dirt. people are breathing in air 20 times worse nan what the world health organisation recommends. the city is small enough to go biking. >> the lifestyle to an individual, that promotes friendly. >> reporter: this organization is trying to promote cycling as a means of transport. they have been campaigning for cycle leaps. there's more than 3 million people in kathmandu. traffic jams forced the government to whicheden the roads, adding dust to the
already dusty roads. >> reporter: soon they'll be spoked again, giving cheaper roads to buy for cars. he met the director. the cooperative had gone under, until the team took over. the service runs on two routes. the demand is high. >> kathmandu can be a very, very green capital in terms of public transport. that is why we are motivated. there'll be a time. we'll have electric buzzers. for now, we will not have high emissions. we'll go for large buses on large roots. >> there is more buses to carry more people. >> reporter: with good service deliver, he hopes others will follow suit and regularize
services. that will encourage people to use public transport, rather than private cars. the company is looking into buses that run on electricity and biogas. with a better political equipment. many hope that kathmandu can go back to having treatable air again. >> coming up, andy here with the sport. find out whether nico ros berg is ahead of his rivals in the race for the formula 1 championship.
now andy with the sport. >> no shortage of action at the hungari hungarian grand prix, in its time staples. safety cars have been deployed twice. it's not been a straightforward race for pole sitter and nico rosberg. now hoe is fourth. there's a 3-way fight for the lead. lewis hamilton, starting last, is second. danny riccardo is in third. tour de france nibali is starting out on the time stage of the race. heading to paris, where he'll claim the title for the first time in his career. high profile rivals dropping out with injury, nibali has a lead of 8 minutes. he says the renewed effort to fight doping gave him the chaps to win. >> translation: i'm talking about targeted testing and the
biological passport. great progress has been made. maybe i have to say thanks to them. if it wasn't for targeted and intrinsic testing. >> manchester united's manager setting high standards for the players. beating roma 3-2. he said the team's performance was not good. this game was in the denver. hull made his feelings clear during midgame water brachts. the moment of the coming up now. ben amos, the embar afed keeper. a coal from "real money" madrid gareth bailey. in the second half inter milan
levelling the scores. the american fans happy. the winner was decided on penalties. 3-2. liverpool's players have been affecting their techniques on a visit to chicago, training at the soldier field n.f.l. stadium ahead of a game against greek's olympiakos they are hooking forward to a return to the champion's league since 20 so. >> the world's fastest man usain bolt says only injury stopped him competing in previous commonwealth games. he arrived in scotland ahead of his event. he is recovering from a footinjury. >> i was going to comfeet in the equals. first i strapped -- in the commonwealth games. first i strained my ham
stripping, so i couldn't go to australia. second was india, october, november. it was a bad time. the world championship was coming up. now i got injured early in the seen. >> games organizers say failed dope tests sent out a strong message that cheats will be caught. 800 meter runner gath morton and 400m reece williams was kicked out on friday after failing a test earlier on this month. >> i don't believe it in any way puts a cloud offer the games. it send a strong and clear signal to anyone going down the path that if you take that choice, you'll be caught. >> and the big talking point for team england is a lack of sleep, apparently. grig rutherford unhappy with the level of noise at the athletes village. >> it's about learning
boundaries. people are figuring it out. when you are a professional athlete you hope for a level of sleep which is important, to be standardized. and that people don't overstep the boundaries. >> it won't be quieter now usain bolt has moved in. he'll need to score 325 runs. sri lanka earlier on declaring on 229 for eight in colombo. the home side hooking to level the series before the win in the first test. >> england are batting first in the third test. the home captain scoring much-needed runs after is disastrous run of form. >> now, one of the toughest running event in the world had a change of scenario. the ultra wasn't allowed to pass
through california's death valley. the 217km course instead took in gruelling climbs in the sierra nevada mountains. it was a temporary bans, the lowest point in northern america, while a safety review is conducted. lewis harvey winning the edition of the bad water, in a time under 24 hours. shame the cameraman missed his moment of glory. more on the website, aljazeera.com/sport. fernando alonso leading ahead of danny rib ardo. that's is the sport for now. thank you. money printing machines in bangladesh have been in overdrive as the country releases almost 3 billion worth of new notes. it's a tradition for fresh
currency to young people as a gift. not everywhere is willing to spend hours in lines outside banks. >> this person has been waiting in the cashier line for hours. in the days before eid, thousands cue up in the bank to -- cue up in the bank to get their hands on bank notes. >> new notes give young children a different joy. that's why i have come here. that's why i have been waiting here for so long. >> reporter: every eid people in bangladesh like to hand out new bank notes to their children and the children of their relatives. it's a tradition for people to give young children a token sum of money. for bangladeshis like me is as you grow older you receive less and happened out mar with every passing eid. for many, new bank notes add to the lustre of the gift.
the central bank responds by making a number of bank notes available to the public. . >> this year we are planning to release 2.8 million worth of new notes to the public. last year we released 2 billion. long lines turn many away. this presents an opportunity. to set up shock buying up old money and selling bank notes at a premium. >> if people go to the central bank, it's a huge hassle. they have to wait for hours and may not get the money. they may have to come back the next day. people are happy to pay extra to us for the convenience. >> during other months. rana exchanges new notes for torn notes. business is nowhere near as good as ifs during eid. for the few days, he's happy to share his joy with the children of bangladesh.
well, eid preparations are going on around the world. in pakistan shoppers have been packing in to market for karachi, i head of celebrations marking the end of ramadan. women got their hands decorated with henna. security has been tightened for fear of a taliban backlash. and the iraqi capital - residents have been flocking to the markets. the government declared a 5-day holiday. security fears there as well mean an increased army presence in baghdad. >> final preparations. eid shopping gains momentum. they thronged to the market. >> nigeria's two muslims celebrating the end of a tough year with a battle with boko haram. that's it from the team here. bye for now.
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